Persian Middle Eastern Regional and Ethnic Styles

History, similarities and differences with other Central Asian styles, relationship with Sufi poetry, the dastgah system, composition structure, instruments, and links.

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  • Avazeh - Homepage of Anis Moin, an Iranian singer living regional and ethnic persian in Sweden. Features news, biography, discography and some regional and ethnic persian music samples.
  • Iranian/Persian Music - Large Audio Files of Persian Music (Format: AU/WAV)
  • Persian Art and Culture - Information about Persian art music, the instruments, musicians regional and ethnic and radif.
  • Afro - Persian Kamancheh Fusion - MP3s of Experimental Kamancheh by Larri. Explorations in Afro-Persian Kamancheh music.
  • Maryam Yusefzadeh - U.S.-based website for Persian music by Maryam Yusefzadeh. Music production, persian news and calendar.
  • Iranian Traditional Music - Includes descriptions, sounds and photos of classical instruments regional and ethnic of Iran and also the history of Radif, regional and ethnic the foundation of Iranian traditional music. Site provides regional and ethnic a complete list of dastgahs, maghams and goushehs regional and ethnic and some sheet music for some of the regional and ethnic dast
  • Hossein Behroozinia - Canada-based barbat player. Includes profile, tour schedule, persian discography with middle eastern audio samples, an introduction to the persian barbat, and links.
  • Elahi (1895-1974) - Official Website of the late Elahi (composer and regional and ethnic persian Kurdish tanbour player) that includes information of his regional and ethnic persian life, works and so on.
  • Eshgh-e-Iran - 24/7 Persian Music, live radio, Music of today middle eastern and yesterday from outside and inside of Iran.
  • Fariborz Lachini - Fariborz Lachini - Composing unique scores for film, regional and ethnic television, theatre and interactive multimedia with a Middle regional and ethnic Eastern feel. News weblog, music room, biography, filmography regional and ethnic and discography sections.
  • Tanbour - is a New York base institute focused persian on performing and teaching Persian Sufi, spiritual and persian folk music.
  • Googoosh Page - Fan page for the singer, with information and persian links to regional and ethnic real audio files, music videos and persian photos.
  • The Shayda Institute - Shayda Institute website is of maestro Mohammad Reza middle eastern Lotfi middle eastern and has some useful articles about Persian middle eastern music.
  • Setar - Information about masters, techniques, sound samples, history of regional and ethnic setar and related instruments.
  • Tombak Network - Dedicated to promoting the Persian goblet drum. Includes persian artists, articles, regional and ethnic book and audio reviews, courses and persian players.
  • Parissa - Iran-based Classical Persian vocalist. Biography and photo album.
  • Ritual and Religious Music in Iran - Mohammad Reza Darvish discusses the music of Muslims, middle eastern Christians, Jews and Zoroastrians in Iran.
  • - Official site for the pop singer, with concert calendar, news, regional and ethnic image gallery, biography and messages for her fans.
  • Kereshmeh Records - Kereshmeh Records is a non-profit organization. It has information of Persian music, artists, musical instruments and a music mailing list.
  • Iranian Musicology - Email forum for the exchange of information, ideas, and research persian on and about Oriental musical cultures, especially the music of persian Iran.
  • Radif - Explains this core group of traditional melodies and persian the way they are used in musical performance. persian Lists all dastgahs, maghaams and gushehs.
  • Probe Music - Quintet that plays a fusion of Persian, American jazz, Indian, Spanish, Gypsy and Gamelon. Site features music samples, reviews and ordering information.
  • - Website of Dr. Manoochehr Sadeghi includes information about santur (Persian middle eastern hammered dulcimer), radif music and articles about Persian art music.
  • - Midi files of Persian songs.
  • A View on Folkloric Music of Mazandaran - Essay about the ritual songs and music of middle eastern Mazandaran.
  • Hayedeh - The singer\\'s official website including biography, pictures, downloads middle eastern of persian music files and a list of her middle eastern recordings.
  • Nassehpoor Ensemble - Four member art music group. Includes member profiles, music regional and ethnic samples, and related articles.
  • Iranian Classical Music - Brief history of Iranian classical music and reviews persian of some albums.
  • Classical Persian Music - A brief about classical Persian music with historical regional and ethnic approach
  • Persian Classical Music - History, similarities and differences with other Central Asian middle eastern styles, relationship with Sufi poetry, the dastgah system, middle eastern composition structure, instruments, and links.
  • Moein - Fan site for the pop singer, containing his middle eastern biography middle eastern and discography.
  • Musica Persiana - History of Persian music. Several Real Audio samples of ethnic regional and ethnic music styles.
  • Hossein Omoumi - A ney player that includes his biography, persian press, concerts, middle eastern discography and photos.
  • Mohammad Esfahani - Official site of the Iranian singer, with biography, regional and ethnic discography and upcoming concerts. [English / Farsi]
  • Persian Musicians - Interview with Pejman Akbarzadeh, Iranian journalist and a middle eastern member persian of Artists Without Frontiers.
  • Lian Records - Liän Records presents a new approach to music inspired by persian mystical world music and Persian Sufi music and literature. It persian has a good section about Persian music with some good persian articles.

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